Bright green, hanging and vibrant flora are invading the city of San Francisco, in the most global and ubiquitous sense. Vertical Gardens, an exhibit at the American Institute of Architects, San
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Recently the city of Chicago was honored as one of two exceptionally green US cities to be shortlisted for UN-Habitat's 100 Cities Initiative. The project aims to give cities, governments, and even
Photo by Victoria Sprung Although Mastrangelo loves the green features of this pristine two-wheeler, the first thing he wanted to tell me about was how the bike feeds his need for speed. The bike gets
Some years ago a councilwoman of Davis, California protested the repaving of several historic alleyways in her neighborhood, claiming that new asphalt would destroy the 'mellow' ambience of the roads.
Photos via Autoblog Porsche recently blew everyone at the Geneva Auto Show out of the water with their freshly unveiled electric concept car - their first plug-in hybrid ever. Dubbed the 918 Spyder,
Mercedes-Benz is no newcomer to the field of stylish, fuel-efficient cars -- just check out their crazy hybrid F-Cell Roadster or the all-electric Gullwing concept car -- but their new F800 style concept
Want to jump start the electric vehicle revolution? Then make it illegal to ignore. That's what San Francisco is doing with a revised building code that will require all new structures to have wiring for
If you're one of many greenies who recently purchased a 2010 Toyota Prius, turn that ride right around. The Japanese company has just announced that it's recalling 437,000 of its hybrid cars because of a
China is speeding towards the future of public transportation with the launch of the fastest high-speed train on the planet! Averaging 217 mph (350 km/h), the new train is faster than a speeding bullet
We have great news for green-eyed New Yorkers who have been coveting San Francisco's sophisticated electric vehicle charging systems. Beautiful Earth Group, a New York-based sustainable energy company,
A person who drives 60 miles to work every day has different needs than someone who drives across town. So instead of designing electric cars to match the performance of petroleum-powered vehicles,
The Progressive Automotive X-Prize is heating up as the May 2010 start date approaches, and one of our favorite entrants is the eVARO, a three-wheeled plug-in hybrid from Future Vehicles Technology. The
It's almost time again for the Tokyo Motor Show, Japan's biennial auto show that is famous for showcasing the latest and greatest concept cars. This year's show doesn't take place until October 24, but
We've covered plenty of plug-in hybrid electric cars, and now Norfolk Southern Corp. is extending the same technology to locomotives with its prototype battery-powered train, the NS 999. The 1,500
One of the biggest problems with electric vehicle technology is the lack of a plug-in infrastructure on our roads. But that problem is about to disappear -- at least for some commuters on Highway 101
The problem with grid-powered electric cars, bikes, and scooters is that you never know what's supplying their energy. Is it coal, solar, nuclear, or some combination of the three? Enter the E-Move
The Frankfurt International Motor Show or Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) is the world’s largest car show, and we were thrilled to discover a slew of incredibly clean machines this year.
Just yesterday San Francisco saw the unveiling of the world's first algae fuel-powered vehicle, dubbed the Algaeus. The plug-in hybrid car, which is a Prius tricked out with a nickel metal hydride battery
Outside of Israel and Shai Agassi's electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure company Better Place, the Middle East doesn't have much of an electric car industry. That might change soon now that a team of
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